Afternoon Shift Shunt Driver

About the business

Coastal Transport Services was formed in 1986 by owner Ray Graetz and specialises in transport and warehousing. We believe that as a successful business we must maintain the highest ethical, environmental and safety standards while providing a value for money service.

The Opportunity 

An immediate opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic Yard Shunt Truck Driver to join our transport team on a casual basis. The primary duties of this position is to ensure trailers are placed on and offloading docks; move trailers to and from trailer parking areas; couple/uncouple trailer combinations; as well as providing assistance across all areas of the business as and when required such as complete trailer preloads, pre-start checks, loading on docks,  maintaining a safe clean transport yard.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for safely operating a shunt truck to efficiently move trailers to and from
  • Unloading tautliners
  • Movement of semi-trailers and other equipment around the yard as required
  • Reversing tautliners into docks
  • Opening and closing tautliner curtains 
  • Comply with all Health & Safety regulations and applicable laws


  • Current HC license; valid and good standing
  • Current white card
  • Forklift licence desirable
  • No prior or existing injuries which preclude you from the physical tasks inherent in the position ie. shoulder/back injuries
  • Willing to undergo a medical as well as drug and alcohol testing

Shift Schedule: Shifts start at 1.30pm and ranging from 8hrs to 12 hrs

Skills and experience

  • Strong Customer service orientation
  • Excellent organizational capabilities and the ability to complete multiple tasks
  • Work and contribute to a team environment
  • Previous proven experience driving trucks - prior experience driving shunt trucks in favourable
  • Possess exceptional work ethic, reliability, and punctuality
  • Clear, concise and fluent English communication skills, both verbal and written


We are looking for people committed to safety, honesty and exceptional customer service. Coastal aspires to create a humanistic, encouraging and diverse culture in which all our people can make a meaningful contribution to the business and the community.

If you think you would love an opportunity to work for us please APPLY NOW. Please make sure to include a current resume, contact information, references, and all relevant experience. 



23/03/2020 $0 Gosford & Central Coast 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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